n. channel at the eaves of a roof for conveying away the rain; eaves channel; eaves trough
E.g. So I went out and purchased a 10 foot length of vinyl rain gutter and cut it to size.
v. cut or chop with repeated blows; break up the surface of; gain access to computer illegally or without authorization
E.g. He tried to hack database of his school to up his English marks.
a. bearing or covered with hair; made of or resembling hair; rough with hair
E.g. For this special meeting, don't put on your hairy overcoat.
n. circular band of colored light around a light source, as around the sun or moon; luminous ring of light surrounding sacred figures
E.g. Sometimes it's better to let sales fall than to cheapen your image so much that the halo is lost when the market rebounds.
v. stop; stand in doubt; hesitate
E.g. Having the sun and moon halt is extraordinarily uncommon.
v. touch; feel with the hand; use or hold with the hand; manage in using; deal with
E.g. He's not a very good teacher, he doesn't know how to handle children.
n. unpleasant physical effects following the heavy use of alcohol; letdown, as after a period of excitement
E.g. Having a hangover is awful and it all depends on who is drinking, what they are drinking, and how their body reacts to that type of alcohol.
v. irritate or torment persistently; wear out; exhaust
E.g. In some instances, state public health workers have been found to harass and threaten people testing positive for HIV.
n. feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented; worry; annoyance; anxiety.
E.g. The facts seem to indicate that her harassment is the direct result of her employer's discriminatory attitude regarding her disability.
v. provide a refuge for; hide; give shelter to
E.g. The church might harbor illegal aliens who were political refugees.
a. in robust and good health; able to survive under unfavorable conditions
E.g. Strawberries are hardy and easy to grow.
n. argument or fight; trouble; bother
E.g. Their models can offer good value without the hassle of building a totally custom house.
v. breed; emerge from the egg
E.g. It is not easy to watch that young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch.
n. short ax used to chop wood
E.g. We split the ball open with the hatchet, and there was a spool in it.
v. be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place; bother; disturb
E.g. Jason will once again haunt the cursed campgrounds of Crystal Lake, but this time, hockey-masked Jason is the real killer.
a. continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable;
E.g. When I think about Franco’s best films a few words replay in my head such as haunting, beautiful and surreal.
n. refuge; shelter; harbor or anchorage; port
E.g. There was a bat haven saved in church roof.
n. wide and general destruction; devastation; waste
E.g. The earthquake has made great havoc of the city.
n. bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
E.g. The hawk snatched the chicken and flew away.
n. danger; risk
E.g. And across Baghdad there are hundreds of thousands of cubic meters of rubbish, and this is proving to be an increasingly serious health hazard.
n. course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is moving; title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning
E.g. I will be on a train heading north to the American Library.
n. crowd or throng; a great number of persons; pile or mass
E.g. When suddenly, thump! thump! down she came upon a heap of sticks and dry leaves, and the fall was over.
v. cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; lift; raise; hoist; throw
E.g. The nuts must be planted in ground that does not heave in the spring time when the frost goes out.
a. feverish; very busy with activity and confusion; habitual; marking particular habit or condition of body
E.g. Just after last night he resigned, following a hectic board meeting.
v. behave like a bully; swagger; intimidate or dominate in a blustering way
E.g. Mr. Cameron has said it would be wrong for him to hector Chinese politicians and business leaders over human rights.
v. pay attention to; listen to and consider
E.g. A tip that you may want to heed is to identify a product that buyers will need on a regular basis.
n. back part of the human foot; lower end of a ship's mast
E.g. There was a cross in the left boot heel made with big nails, to keep off the devil.
n. person who inherits some title or office
E.g. He'd seen himself as the political heir of the Egyptian president, Gamal Abdel-Nasser, who had captured Arab hearts with his calls for Arab unity.
n. defensive covering for head; hat, made of cork, felt, or metal, worn as uniform of soldiers, firemen
E.g. The policeman wears helmet to protect head.
n. edge or border on a piece of cloth, especially a finished edge
E.g. When seated, the dress hem is still nice and long.
n. inflammation of the liver
E.g. I am a physician who specializes in hepatitis and other liver diseases.
n. proclaim; announces important news; messenger
E.g. I thought the swift darting beam was a herald of some coming vision from another world.
n. flock; crowd; group of cattle or other domestic animals
E.g. The herd is too large in most parts of the state.
n. legacy; something that is passed down from preceding generations; a tradition
E.g. UNESCO says it's confident that the US will take steps to protect Iraq's rich heritage.
v. prevent from being seen or discovered
E.g. But he did not hide their disagreement over Kyoto.
a. frightful, shocking, or offensive to the eyes; offensive to moral sensibilities; despicable
E.g. Their faces and bodies were tattooed or scarred in hideous designs.
a. by or causing great merriment or happiness; gay or merry
E.g. In an interview with local newspaper, she promised to talk about the story in hilarious detail in the future.
v. fasten or catch temporarily with or as if with a loop, hook, or noose; move interruptedly or with jerks or steps
E.g. Before go out, please double check if hitch up your suspenders already.
n. act intended to deceive or trick; practical joke
E.g. Mr. Troyer said later that some of the search had been in response to a hoax - a man called the police and falsely said he was the gunman.
v. keep from departing; take and maintain control over; stop dealing with
E.g. Please hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting.